David Amess

MP, Southend West

Southend West Conservative

A selection of David Amess's votes

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  • Voted very strongly for greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Details
  • Voted very strongly for reducing central government funding of local government Details
  • Voted moderately for a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU Details
  • Voted moderately against university tuition fees Details
  • Voted strongly for an equal number of electors per parliamentary constituency Details
  • Voted moderately for a reduction in spending on welfare benefits Details

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David Amess never rebelled against their party in this parliament

Recent appearances

  • Business of the House 2 Jul 2015

    Will my right hon. Friend find time for a debate on Queen Elizabeth II becoming our longest reigning monarch on 9 September, the value of the monarchy, and how we might celebrate these events?
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Motor Vehicles: Insurance 2 Jul 2015

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of trends in competition and switching rates in the private motor insurance market in each year since 2010; and if he will make a statement.
  • Written Answers — HM Treasury: Motor Vehicles: Insurance 2 Jul 2015

    To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what discussions he has had with the Financial Conduct Authority on the cost to consumers of private motor insurance auto-renewals.

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Conservative MP for Southend West

Entered the House of Commons on 9 June 1983 — General election

Also represented Basildon

Expenses

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Topics of interest

  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
  • Transport
  • Treasury
  • Abortion
  • Middle East: Armed Conflict
  • Anti-Semitism
  • Police
  • Departmental Publications

Other offices held in the past

  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (30 Jun 2014 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (10 Jun 2013 to 14 May 2014)
  • Member, Backbench Business Committee (12 Jun 2012 to 25 Apr 2013)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (26 May 2010 to 30 Mar 2015)
  • Member, Panel of Chairs (26 Jun 2001 to 6 May 2010)
  • Member, Health Committee (20 Jul 1998 to 22 Oct 2007)
  • Member, Broadcasting Committee (1 Jun 1994 to 1 Jun 1997)

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  • Has spoken in 52 debates in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 136 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a high number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 43.24% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — well below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 11 annotations on this MP’s speeches — above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP’s speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 17–18 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 775 times in debates — well above average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 8 Jun 2015.

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